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. it really feels like you won an oscar. lastly, i wanted to thank my husband, who has been not just a husband to me, but he has been my chauffeur -- [laughter] mike coy cook, personal photographer, and no. 1 critic. i know i forgot so many people tonight. you know who you are. if i can give more to the city, i will. thank you. [applause] >> they have extra photographers that travel with them. let's hear it one more time for jocelyn and her family. thank you very much. [applause] >> i graduated from the university of california berkeley with a degree in civil engineering. i started with the department of public works in 1984. in 2003, i was asked to come to san francisco public utilities commission to take the meat on the program. i'm responsible for all the large capital projects for water, waste water, and power. it's about $12 billion of capital projects. we have a lot of projects. our water system improvement program, 80 products that span seven counties. we have a staff of about 400 city employees and about 500 consultants. puc is really embracing technology. we wanted to make sure we rea
. and then lastly, i'm not too familiar with the actual language that says when lien notices can be sent out, but i'd like to point out something that may be a possibility, which is even though the law may saline notices can't be sent out until the second bill is past due, what about sending out notices. it doesn't have to be a notice, a lien notice. it could be just a postcard oring? something like that. so, lastly, to clear this up, in the proposal they say that they would send out something 45 days after the bill was due. that's still 75 days of water usage. 75 days of water usage has occurred then under that case under the new recommendation. and that's 2-1/2 months of water usage we'll have no control about. if they do collect two months' worth of security [speaker not understood]. technically they send it out -- the date they send it out is not the date we receive t. we receive it some days later so thank you for the opportunity to speak in front of you. >> so, who with have you spoken to on our staff? >>> to todd and marge. and they're here. >> and they've been kind to you and open to you? [
and lastly this legislation would not have been possible without the officers at the station and many neighbors and merchants that have also given voice to this process and this is valid and long overdue and colleagues i do ask for your support on this legislation. >> colleagues with can he take this in house in call. >> >>> i'll be supporting this legislation and one aspect -- but there is a benefit that i see that happens in my district is we have a lot of people who are junk gatherers in my district and park their vehicles throughout the compel sells corior and throughout thigh neighbor and i didn't support the over size vehicle legislation because we could a mass a certain amount of sinuses -- but this legislation may require a gatherer to have a permanent in their vehicle and in their car and is to me, that seems a better way to bring some accountability to how the appearance of the vehicles are that blunder our neighbors and it doesn't solvent problem but it gets us a step closer and that is not the only reason i'm supporting it but i'll be backing this legislation. >> sup
optional. this list will be updated and available to all tenants. lastly, owners of -- this is a phase in process built in. owners of smaller buildings of 50 units or less have one year to apply and owners of 50 units or above have two years to comply. this brings san francisco into line with a number of other cities that have recently passed ordinance, oakland, belmont and novato have recently passed legislation. this ordinance would increase public awareness and really raise awareness that we need to create more smoke-free housing in our buildings and throughout our neighborhoods. the version of this ordinance that you see before you is an amendment of the whole where the requirement that land lords report both smoke free and smoking optional units has been amended to only require reporting of smoking optional units. again i want to thank the tenant organizations and apartment association for their leadership but especially aliana caruco from the department of public health and desiree for drafting the ordinance. with that, i'd like to ask aliana caruco to make a public presentatio
in the world. i am extremely lucky. lastly, i want to thank my parents and my wife, vivian, and
receive the lawsuit. and lastly, we of the bar association and their resources. they're providing their legal service for you. this last thing i am going to share with you in terms of what we have seen in our office is that with the individuals, that does not necessarily mean an individual will follow up with a lawsuit. what we've seen in our office is the individual's will send you a letter and say there were compile -- compliance issues. where people get in trouble is they ignore the letter. we need to make sure it that your pro-active and responsive. when a business receives a letter, they need to contact our office. the merchants of been very proactive -- have been very pro- active. the businesses that have received a letter and passed an inspection after receiving the letter have staved off a lawsuit. the cap inspection is a very good risk management tool. often it is not as durable as you may think it to be. our office is there for you as our resources. we are able to provide our services, follow-up questions in english, spanish, cantonese, and mandarin. and then -- and then
something that i would be interested in learning. >> thank you. >> we can do that. >> just lastly before going on to public comment and perhaps we will have you back and respond to the questions or issues that come from the public comment. >> but looking at the letter that the aclu has written to the mayor, i think that it is a lot of good points in here, they talk about liability as well. this is one paragraph, if you don't mind my reading despite advocacy by police departments and taser international, taser use remains highly controversy and studies have called into question the weapon's safety, in particular against high risk populations such as those with mental illness or those under the influence of drugs, the lifrn between elevated risk of serious injury and these populations should raise serious concerns for officials grapling with health on the streets. one recent study and this is the university of central florida. one has shown that citizens were injured 41 percent of the time when they were used as the only type of force and 47 percent of the time when they were used in conju
says things like -- well rnlings. >> top, we are going to take it out. >> lastly, greg, i find it very curious, you seem very invested in giving possible excuses for the pastor being gaged and in handcuffs. >> yes, i am. i am a good person. >> is that why? >> yes. no, i am just -- think about this. we are all at one point in our lives going to be in a very embarrassing situation. we are on this planet between 70 and 85 years. there will be one time when you are so em bared. look at al roker. last night what did al roker say? he pooped in his pants in the white house. that's embarrassing. >> al roker sharted in the white house? >> what happened if there was nobody around to help you and there were no bathrooms and you had to call 9-1-1? is al roker going to call 9-1-1 saying holy crap, i crapped? >> that would be an abuse to the 9-1-1 system. >> what will he call, 3-1-1? >> what about murieta, california where they charge you $350 for ambulance or paramedics through the fire department? they are now charging. they are literally charging people money. >> they have to because they are goi
it is the federal law enforcement driving the rogue industry? >> yes. >> and lastly, will the federal establishment be sensitive to the economic issues? >> that's an important set of questions. i don't talk about the federal system as much because they are on the opposite trajectory. so the federal system as was just mentioned is actually expanding. the bureau of prisons budget actually expanded this past year. it is going kind of counter to the direction of the states are going, and the aclu sponsored a couple of hearings on, where states leaders from state that i do have enacted significant reform presented, presented the story of what happened in their state in trying to try to motivate reform in the federal system. the reality is the economic pressures facing the states don't exist in the same way as they do with the federal government. the federal government isn't getting that same pinch. state governments have to balance their budget. the federal government doesn't, and so there are fewer pressures on the federal government to actually have to deal with this as a cost-saving measure. the real
. and then lastly, all kinds of outdoor goods. from l.l. bean, bass pro shops, tents, shoes. >> you did it! you did it all. >>> we're back with your local news and weather after this. >>>. 8:56. oracle sailing team gets its wings back today. the new wing will be delivered this afternoon. in october, the catamaran capsized on the bay, shredding the massive wing. it will be ready to sail again next month. >>> let's check the weather with kristen. >> good morning to you at home. what a beautiful day shaping up. temperatures are going to end up in the 60s. we have thick fog out there, but it's clearing quickly. by about 9:00 to 10:00, completely clear. temperatures are going to drop like a rock for wednesday. a few snow flurries thursday morning. these sweet honey clustery things have fiber? fiber one. almost tastes like one of jack's cereals. uh, forgot jack's cereal. [ jack ] what's for breakfast? uh, try the number one! i've never heard of that. [ wife ] it's great. it's a sweet honey cereal, you'll love it. yeah, this is pretty good. are you guys alright? yeah. [ male announcer ] over a third of a
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